‘We just can’t do serious’: gross-out comedy Such Brave Girls and the sister stars who made it
It’s been called the Pulling for Gen Z, an extreme comedy about debt, death, sex and shaving your legs. The sisters who star in the deliciously dark new show reveal how they mined their chaotic lives for belly laughs
In the spring of 2020, as the country entered lockdown for the first time, sisters Kat Sadler and Lizzie Davidson had a long-overdue catchup on the phone. They both had terrible news to share: Davidson had accrued £20,000 worth of debt while Sadler had experienced a “complete mental health crash” and been sectioned after attempting to end her life twice.
Did the pair respond to each other with solemn compassion? Not exactly. In fact they instantly decided it was “terrifying but also hilarious that we’d ended up in these positions in our lives,” says Sadler. “We’re not serious people, so even the attempt to be serious on the phone telling each other what had gone on, we just couldn’t do it.” Davidson agrees: “We always find the absurdity in everything – that’s our coping mechanism.”Continue reading...
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